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Summerlin Area Neighborhood News, Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2014


COUNCILMAN BOB BEERS TO MEET WITH RESIDENTS AUG. 28

Ward 2 Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers plans to meet with residents 21 or older from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at Embers Grill & Spirits in Boca Park, 740 S. Rampart Blvd., to talk about what is happening in Ward 2 and the city.

For more information, call 702-229-2144.

BUNCO TOURNAMENT TO BENEFIT BREAST CANCER RESEARCH SET FOR AUG. 29

The sixth annual Bunco Tournament to benefit Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is set for Aug. 29 in the Valencia Ballroom at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Doors are set to open at 5:30 p.m.

For more information or to register, visit 2014bunco.eventbrite.com or contact Christine Poniatowski at christine.poniatowski@uhc.com or 702-240-8877.

WESTSIDE NEWCOMERS TO MEET SEPT. 3

The Westside Newcomers Club plans to host a coffee event for prospective members at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 3 at Grace in the Desert Episcopal Church, 2004 Spring Gate Lane. The coffee event takes place the first Wednesday of each month.

The club is for women who have lived in the area for 10 years or less or for those who have a life-changing event, such as retirement. It offers a variety of activities. A luncheon with a program is planned for the second Wednesday of each month.

For more information, visit westsidenewcomersclub.org or call Nancy Ovuka at 702-837-8685.

JEWISH SINGLES TO MEET SEPT. 3

The Jewish Singles 55 Plus Social Club for men and women plans to meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3. The meeting will consist of social time and a program, followed by refreshments and wine tasting. For the location, call 702-243-1761 or 702-243-9482.

WESTSIDE CHICAGO CLUB TO GATHER SEPT. 7

The Westside Chicago Club plans to meet at 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

The group meets the first Sunday of each month and consists mostly of people who have retired to Las Vegas. Monthly meetings start with a short business meeting followed by a program. The group is open to all residents.

For more information, call president June Edelman at 702-256-9542.

VICTORIAN RAILROAD LADIES TO MEET AT TIVOLI VILLAGE SEPT. 8

The Victorian Railroad Ladies, a Las Vegas Railroad Society Museum women’s club, plan to meet from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 8 (and every second Monday of the month) at Cafe Leone at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. The club supports children’s education in Las Vegas and offers monthly activities and hobby classes. Look for the women wearing hats. Membership is free. For more information, visit lasvegasrailroadsociety.org or call 702-656-9705.

TOWN HALL MEETINGS SET AT MOUNTAIN CREST COMMUNITY CENTER

District C Clark County Commissioner Larry Brown plans to host town hall meetings from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 9 and 5 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Mountain Crest Community Center, 4701 N. Durango Drive. Items to be discussed include the finalization of the Lone Mountain Five-year Land Use Plan and an overview of the next construction phase of the 215 Beltway improvements, including lowering and realignment to the west for the section near Lone Mountain Road, as well as new interchanges at Lone Mountain and Ann roads; and an overpass at Centennial Parkway. County ordinance revisions impacting the storage of trash dumpsters (2 and 3 cubic yards) in the public right-of-way is also set to be discussed, along with the Lone Mountain Equestrian Park project.

For more information, call 702-455-3500.

READING WITH RASCAL SET FOR SEPT. 13

The next Reading with Rascal is slated for 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 in the multipurpose room of Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive.

Children can read to a certified therapy dog. Families do not need to be members of the church.

For more information, call 702-561-4143.

RAILROAD WORKERS MEETING SET FOR SEPT. 16

The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Workers plans to meet at 10 a.m. Sept. 16 at Mad Mattie’s, 8100 W. Sahara Ave.

One of the group’s goals is to keep people knowledgeable about political actions that affect their pensions. Meetings are a good way to say connected, meet others who worked in the industry and share tales from days on the job.

For more information, visit narvre.info.

GENEALOGY SOCIETY TO GATHER SEPT. 20 AT SAHARA WEST LIBRARY

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Southern Nevada plans to meet at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The topic is slated to be How to Use Family Tree Maker, a step-by-step exercise in inputting individuals.

The society meets at 1 pm on the third Sunday of each month. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact president Abe Simon at abe_simon@cox.net or 702 523-9874.

FORECLOSED UPON PETS IN NEED OF FOSTER HOMES, PLANS FUNDRAISER

Foreclosed Upon Pets Inc. is in urgent need of fosters for dogs and cats. The main responsibility is to offer a safe and secure environment and possibly some basic training, making the animal a better candidate for adoption. The foster is also responsible for transporting the animal to weekly adoption events.

To apply, visit forecloseduponpets.org. For more information, call 702-272-0010.

The group plans to host its sixth annual fundraiser from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 7 at a private residence. The event is limited to 125 people.

A donation of $30 per person will cover beer and wine, a buffet, live music, a raffle, a silent auction and a pet goodie bag. All proceeds go to assist the group with spay/neuters, vaccines and microchips for rescue dogs and cats.

RSVP by Oct. 1 by contacting Sandy Marsh at smarsh2009@yahoo.com or 702-279-2544.

WOMEN’S CLUB OF SUMMERLIN PLANS ANNUAL CHARITY EVENT OCT. 9

The Women’s Club of Summerlin has slated its annual charity event for 6 p.m. Oct. 9 at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Expect heavy hors d’oeuvres, a raffle, a silent auction, dancing and live music provided by Ronnie Lee Twist and The Future Cats.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Project 150, a nonprofit organized in December 2011 when founders learned of 150 homeless high school students in need of support over the holidays. The effort has expanded to helping more than 1,100 homeless and disadvantaged students in Las Vegas Valley high schools.

For more information, visit womensclubofsummerlin.org.

 

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